Accreditation

The nurse anesthesia program is accredited through Fall of 2026.

The program is scheduled for ongoing accreditation in the Fall of 2026 by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.

Accreditation status may be reviewed here.

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Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
222 South Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge, Ill 60068-4001

Phone: (855) 525-2263 or (847) 692-7050
Email: accreditation@coa.us.com
COA Website

Overall first time takers' pass rate for history of program, 1979 to present: 98%.
Only four students have failed the exam in our 33 year Master's program history.
Three students passed on their second attempt.

First Time Pass Rates

Year Pass Rate
2018 100%
2017 No graduating class due to transition to DNAP
2016 100%
2015 100%
2014 100%
2013 100%
2012 100%
2011 72% | Students passed on second attempt - 2 Board Failures
2010 100%
2009 100%
2008 100%
2007 100%
2006 100%
2005 100%
2004 100%
2003 100%
2002 100%
2001 100%

Program Attrition

Cohort Enrolled Graduated
2018-2021 12 In Progress
2017-2020 10 In Progress
2016-2019 10 In Progress
2015-2018 10 In Progress
2014-2016 8 7
2013-2015 8 9 | plus 1 2012 cohort
2012-2014 8 7 | 1 LOA
2011-2013 8 8
2010-2012 8 7
2009-2011 8 7
2008-2010 8 8
2007-2009 8 8

Program Employment

Cohort Employment within 6 months of graduation
2017 No graduating class due to DNAP transition
2014-2016 100%
2013-2015 100%
2012-2014 100%
2011-2013 100%
2010-2012 100%
2009-2011 100%
2008-2010 100%
2007-2009 100%